67 – Hangout with Gil Melo and Ken McGrath

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Who will outdo the panel in coming up with the best show…

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Post Factum:

Bob Intro’s the show & their guests then J-Dean shares a bit about his current work project & his last evening out. They name drop The Great City of Abbotsford as they head into their Hangout with:

Ken starts them out with his current involvement:

  • Ultimate Force – ITV – 4 seasons – IMDB: 7.4 – 1119 users

Then Bob insults the SAS & compliments SWAT in one sentence. Then another strange comparison is also made:

Rating:
Ken: – 4.4 – 4.5

Then Ken quickly segues into:

  • Happy Endings – ABC – 3 seasons – IMDB: 7.6 – 22 200 users

Which stars:

Also mentioned along the way:

Ratings:
Ken – 3.9 / J-Dean – 3.8 / Bingable bubblegum for the mind

Then J-Dean segues into:

  • Episodes – Showtime/BBC Two – 2 seasons – 3rd/2014 – IMDB: 7.5 – 14 800 users

ECC: The UK show within the show is called Lyman’s Boys which evolves into the US version re-named Pucks

They discussed:

Rating:
J-Dean – 4.2 / Bingable with a smart, dark edge

Then Gil is next with:

  • Person Of Interest – CBS – 2 seasons – 3rd/2013 – IMDB: 8.2 – 59 500 users

Which features:

Mentioned along the way:

Rating:
Gil – 4.2

Shared from Live Q&A:

Bonnie Bainsbridge  is watching:

  • Nashville – ABC – 1 season – 2nd/2013 – IMDB: 7.2 – 8900 users
  • Scandal – ABC – 2 seasons – 3rd/2013 – IMDB: 7.6 – 20 600 users

Then Bob takes the guys onto:

The show stars:

Competing reporters played by:

Also mentioned:

The show is based on:

Next Ken the translator helps J-Dean out – sort of – (ECC: Chihuhua pronunciation) & then Bob adds the show creates a believable, engaging world

Rating:
Bob – 4.3

J-Dean might add this to his winter programming of:

  • House Of Cards – Netflix – 1 season – 2nd/2014 – IMDB: 8.8 – 59 100 users

Then the guys compare politicians & serial killers which segues into:

  • Almost Human – Fox – 1 season – IMDB: 8.4 – 11 000 users

Discussions continued about:

  • Actor: Karl Urban
  • The Bourne Supremacy – 2004 – IMDB: 7.7 – 238 800 users
  • IRobot – 2004 – IMDB: 7.0 – 259 000 users

And then they head deep into the problems with:

  • The Walking Dead – AMC – 4 seasons – 5th/2014 – IMDB: 8.7 – 332 600 users

The guys talk about the big differences from season to season & retreading of old ground & some big Ideas get thrown out here:

Also mentioned:

The part where they talk about how Zombies are being romanticized
like Vampires & that brought up:

  • Buffy The Vampire Slayer – WB/UPN – 7 seasons – IMDB: 8.0 – 73 800 users

Then they contrast TWD with the no holds barred:

  • Hannibal – NBC – 1 season – 2nd/2014 – IMDB: 8.4 – 41 500 users

Next Bob invites the group to share their favourite obscure shows – Bob starts:

  • QI – BBC – 10 seasons – 11th/2013 – IMDB: 8.5 – 11 600 users

The part where J-Dean drops his catch phrase when reacting to some of the weird facts Bob reveals from the show.

Mentioned along the way:

The part where Bob compares TV success in the UK & Japan vs. the US

Rating:
Bob – 4.4

J-Dean continues with:

  • Better Off Ted – ABC – 2 seasons – IMDB: 8.0 – 17 900 users

Starring:

Rating:
J-Dean – 4.4 / Bob – 4.4 / Bingable & quick, smart, dark & satirical

Ken takes us into:

  • The Pretender – NBC – 4 seasons + 2 TV movies – IMDB: 7.4 – 10 300 users

Starring:

Rating:
Ken – 4.0

Gil brings us:

Also mentioned:

  • Copper – BBC America – 2 seasons – IMDB: 7.4 – 5800 users

Which segues Gil into previous Hangout guest Stephanie’s mention of:

  • Faceoff – Syfy – 5 seasons – 6th/2014 – IMDB: 7.8 – 2572 users

& that tangents J-Dean into the previously mentioned reality show:

Which tangents Ken into sharing the he can watch some reality show segments on You Tube  but cannot take a full episode of:

  • The Voice – NBC – 5 seasons – 6th/2014 – IMDB: 6.6 – 5900 users
  • American Idol – Fox – 12 seasons – 13th/2014 – IMDB: 4.1 – 16 800 users
  • or Exec. Producer: Simon Cowell

Then Gil brings us back to:

  • Faceoff – Syfy – 5 seasons – 6th/2014 – IMDB: 7.8 – 2572 users

&

  • SPFX Make-Up Artist: Ve Neill

Finally  Bob asks the group for their Top Desert Island shows:

Bob confidently chooses:

  • Babylon 5 – PTEN / TNT – 5 seasons + 6 films – IMDB: 7.9 – 16 200 users

Ken chooses more than one:

  • Star Trek: Next Generation – Syndication – 7 seasons – IMDB: 8.6 – 41 500 users

Or The Bourne Series:

  • The Bourne Identity – 2002 – IMDB: 7.9 – 282 000 users
  • The Bourne Supremacy – 2004 – IMDB: 7.7 – 238 800 users
  • The Bourne Ultimatum – 2007 – IMDB: 8.1 – 327 600 users
  • The Bourne Legacy – 2012 – IMDB: 6.7 – 155 600 users

J-Dean chooses from his huge throbbing list:

  • Doctor Who – BBC One – 26 seasons + TV Movie – 27th/2014

After loosing out his 1st & 2nd choices to Bob & J-Dean, Gil chooses:

  • Friends – NBC – 10 seasons – IMDB: 8.9 – 262 000 users

The part where the guys imagine life on the island….

Also mentioned:

  • The Simpsons  – Fox – 24 seasons – 25th/2013 – IMDB: 8.9 – 155 400 users

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